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Rehousing Officer

London, Greater London
£28,000.00 per annum
Closing date
5 Aug 2021

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We have a fantastic opportunity for a Rehousing Officer to join our team. This role is currently based from home due to COVID 19 until further notice. Peabody plans to move to a hybrid model of working which means that once our office refurbishment has been completed, the role will be part office (Waterloo) and part home-based. You will join us on a full- or part-time, permanent basis, and in return, you will receive a competitive salary of £28,000 per annum.

About the Rehousing Officer role:

Peabody lets over a thousand homes during any given year. We are governed by very strict regulations and need to ensure that our activities are delivered in compliance with these regulations by ensuring that our housing systems and lettings activities meet the data, audit and regulatory expectations of the sector. 

You will be part of a team responsible for the rehousing service ensuring that the Association makes the best use of its resources, carries out its duties as a Registered Social Landlord and achieves and exceeds performance targets and service standards.

Responsibilities of our Rehousing Officer:

- Updating and maintaining systems/records to ensure that information/data is kept up to date and accurate and that KPI’s are met

- Ensuring effective monitoring of all mobility schemes whilst maximising the rehousing benefit to the Association

- Ensuring nominations by local authorities and mobility schemes are properly exercised and monitored, whilst maximising the rehousing benefit to the Association

- Having the highest regard for customer service whilst understanding the need to effectively manage the demand for the service

- Representing Peabody effectively at stakeholder events and meetings

- Developing and maintaining good knowledge and robust understanding of statutory, regulatory and good practice and requirements in housing, especially tenancy management and health and safety

- Delivering comprehensive re-housing options advice service to our residents

- Proactively seeking opportunities for partnership working which bring benefit to Peabody

- Working flexibly, as required, conducting viewings at evenings or weekends to facilitate the prompt letting of properties

As our Rehousing Officer, we are looking for:

- Degree level or equivalent or demonstratable acquired skills for the role

- A commitment to continuing professional development.

- Good working knowledge of appropriate housing, tenancy, property legislation and good practice  

- Ability to take the initiative, be self-motivated, work flexibly and creatively under pressure and to short deadlines.

- Intermediate-level computer literacy in Microsoft packages, including Word and Excel.

- Ability to work out of office hours, whether to attend meetings or participate in emergency duty rotas.

- Ability to attend surgeries or events in various locations

Closing date: Thursday 5th August 2021, 5pm

If you feel have the skills and experience to become our Rehousing Officer, please click ‘apply’ now to be directed to our careers page and complete your application. Please monitor your emails also during this time.

We encourage applications from all backgrounds, communities, and industries, and are committed to having a team that is made up of diverse skills, experiences, and abilities. We actively encourage BAME, LGBTQ+, and disabled applicants and value the positive impact that difference has on our teams. We are committed to equality and diversity within our workforce and all opportunities provided by The Peabody Group.



About Peabody

About us

Peabody has nearly 160 years of history, experience and expertise. We were founded in 1862 by the remarkable American banker, diplomat and philanthropist, George Peabody. With over 67,000 homes, we’re one of the largest housing providers in London and the South East.

What we do

We deliver services to 133,000 residents, 16,000 care and support customers as well as the wider communities in which we work.

We are here to help make people’s lives better. We do this by developing and delivering reliably good modern services, building and maintaining the best quality developments, working with local communities and building long-term partnerships, and  growing and using our position of influence to create positive change.

We focus on those who need our help the most, working with people and communities to build resilience and promote wellbeing. We create and invest in great places where people want to live.

Working for us

We're a thriving human and kind organisation with people at our heart.

If you join us you'll be part of something special: fulfilling your ambitions and working with people who truly care.

We offer a variety of career and development opportunities, and a range of flexible benefits. You'll also have the chance to work with colleagues who want to help people make the most of their lives. We need talented employees who want to make a difference. If this sounds like you we can’t wait to meet you.

Our performance

We're committed to being transparent in the way we conduct our business and how we deliver value for money. We attained Government regulatory judgements of G1 for Governance.

Find Us
0845 055 0261
45 Westminster Bridge Road
United Kingdom
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